South Rookery, Rowington

Description of this historic site

A house dating from the Post Medieval period which has been restored and modernised. There was once a bread oven in a lean-to at the front of the house which had the date 1680 inscribed above it. It is situated at Rookery, Rowington.

Notes about this historic site

1 South Rookery is an ‘L’ shaped and has been restored and modernised, some previously hidden close-studded timber has been revealed to the left of the front door. The bread oven, which was in a lean-to at the front of the house, has been removed and the date 1680 inscribed above it has disappeared. In 1606 the house was described as being of six bays and there were five and a half bays of barns and stables. It is marked as building No. 18 on the 1550 1650 map in this book.
2 A similar type of house to North Rookery (WA9406) it bears the date 1680.

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